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11 July 2019 / news

Are you ready for the WAB?

Is your organisation already prepared for the employment law changes as a result of the Balanced Labour Market Act (Wet arbeidsmarkt in balans, “WAB”) which will enter into force on 1 January 2020?

Class/collective actions in Belgium: overview

Below you find a checklist and more information on the following subjects:

  • Transition payment
  • On-call contracts
  • Fixed-term employment contracts
  • Cumulative ground for dismissal
  • Payroll constructions
  • Unemployment insurance contribution

Click here for the PDF file.

New Belgian pledge act confirmed for 1 january 2018

Revised implementation rules for dismissal

As of 1 October 2019, the UWV will apply new implementation rules for dismissal in the event of long-term incapacity for work. read more
What are the tax costs of investing in real estate (for pension funds)?

Period of limitation for pension premium claims: ‘20 years’

Overdue pension premiums can be claimed from an employer by a mandatory industry-wide pension fund (‘bpf’) over a period of twenty years. read more

Dismissal during the probationary period

Dismissal during the probationary period in the event of a request for part-time work by a pregnant worker. read more